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US Navy now allows women to wear ponytails, lock hairstyles

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PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — The Navy says it will now allow servicewomen to sport ponytails and other longer hairstyles, reversing a policy that long forbade them from letting their hair down. Chief of Naval Operations Adm. John Richardson says it makes the Navy more inclusive. Many black women had asked for changes to the female […]
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